Your tax dollars help to pay their salaries, but how are school superintendent salaries measuring up when it comes to your child's test scores?
School superintendents are among the highest paid public officials in the state. Many make more than the governor. News10NBC compiled a list of the base salaries for all 18 public school district superintendents in Monroe County and their pay ranges from $158,000 to $221,000 a year, a comfortable living in an era of increased budget constraints.They get paid generously to lead your child's school district, a demanding job paid with your tax dollars.
Rush-Henrietta Superintendent Dr. Kenneth Graham, who has led the district for 14 years, is at the top of the list. Rochester City School Superintendent Bolgen Vargas, who heads up the area’s largest district, is in the middle of the pack. While Wheatland-Chili, the small district in Monroe County, is paying its superintendent the least at $158,000.